mobile devices

Mobile devices, particularly smartphones, have become part of daily life. People carry them everywhere, and often keep them by their bedsides, or even in bed, overnight.
Douglas A. McIntyre
All four major U.S. mobile wireless carriers are posting speeds of more than 25 megabits per second, the lower limit to meet the definition of a broadband network.
Paul Ausick
Mobile broadband network speeds are not created equal. In some states, the download speed is nearly 3 times faster than in others. See where your state ranks.
Paul Ausick
Late Thursday, T-Mobile posted a notice that it had shut down an attack on its customer information and said that it would begin notifying customers whose personal information may have been exposed.
Paul Ausick
Testing wireless network speeds often produces different results depending on the test you choose to run. There are reasons for that.
Paul Ausick
The market for wearables like smartwatches and fitness trackers is expected to grow by 65% over the next five years with smartwatches taking the lion's share of the revenues.
Paul Ausick
Tech industry research firm IDC reported last week that Apple had displaced Fitbit to become the volume and market share leader in the wearables market both in the fourth quarter and all of 2017.
Paul Ausick
Google plans to launch its augmented reality developer's kit, ARCore, at next week's Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. The company is also updating Google Lens and is expected to show off its...
Paul Ausick
Total spending on mobile apps and games reached $58.6 billion in 2016 according to research firm Sensor Tower. Apple's share of the take was nearly double Google's.
Paul Ausick
More than half of smartphone users rarely or never click on an advertisement intentionally. Ads for more mobile apps do better, but not a lot better.
Paul Ausick
Qualcomm and Ford said Tuesday that they will begin road testing a new vehicle-to-vehicle communications platform just a day after reports that Apple may stop using Qualcomm chips in its iPhones and...
Paul Ausick
Amazon has introduced the next generation of its Fire 7 tablet. The new device keeps the same low price and adds several incremental improvements. The low end of the market must be treating Amazon...
Paul Ausick
Amazon.com has marked down the price on its Fire tablets, which many analysts believe have never sold well. The deals target subscribers to Amazon's Prime service.
Douglas A. McIntyre
Amazon and Microsoft this morning announced an agreement that will result in users being able to use each company's voice-recognition software to talk to devices made by the other.
Paul Ausick
Nearly a quarter of all digital ad networks have click fraud levels above 20%. This costs advertisers serious cash and could cost consumers free access to the wealth of information available on the...
Paul Ausick